Go Back   DIY Go Kart Forum > Search Forums

Notices

Showing results 1 to 25 of 75
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: 5814SpeedCo
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-28-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 152
Posted By 5814SpeedCo
The original pedals were to far gone to restore...

The original pedals were to far gone to restore so I have a set from a Manco that I'll be setting up. The brake lever will need a spring to pull it back into place once depressed. After that they...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-25-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 152
Posted By 5814SpeedCo
Cut off the old arms and welded on some step out...

Cut off the old arms and welded on some step out arms to clear the tires.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-25-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 456
Posted By 5814SpeedCo
I just bought some new spindle arms that I welded...

I just bought some new spindle arms that I welded to the original spindle after I cut off the old one. I was having the same issue of the wheels not going on all the way.

I cut the old ones off,...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-25-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 216
Posted By 5814SpeedCo
Could just rotate the entire axle assembly around.

Could just rotate the entire axle assembly around.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-24-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 152
Posted By 5814SpeedCo
Got the tie rods back on and almost finished the...

Got the tie rods back on and almost finished the front end and realized I never trimmed up the steering arms. Also want to get some new shiny hardware for it. Have to get some new bolts for the...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-23-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 152
Posted By 5814SpeedCo
Overhaul on the Carter Brothers 2435 continues

After riding the kart for a little bit I decided to tear it back down and throw some color on it. Let my daughter pick the color, Sunburst Yellow.

Need to touch up the wheels and I have some...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-04-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By 5814SpeedCo
What in the world is this thing? I've never seen...

What in the world is this thing? I've never seen a kart like this with so manu mechanical moving parts!

The body that comes with it is awesome and wish I had it for my kart
•MERGED•
Here are a...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-03-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By 5814SpeedCo
Took it out for a spin today. May be a little...

Took it out for a spin today. May be a little scrunched but it sure is fun!!!!

https://youtu.be/K0rLg0IgJMI
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-02-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By 5814SpeedCo
Just have to make a seat, adjust the throttle and...

Just have to make a seat, adjust the throttle and brake levers then I can rip around the neighborhood! May paint it too, not sure.

The Predator 212 definitely puts some torque and power into this...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 08-04-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 661
Posted By 5814SpeedCo
Slow progress! Rethinking the front end a little...

Slow progress! Rethinking the front end a little bit now.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-29-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 980
Posted By 5814SpeedCo
Alright so I need to push the upper a-arm mounts...

Alright so I need to push the upper a-arm mounts out more as the tires lean in way to much for my liking. Got the roll cage started and may re-do a bit on the front end to get the look and support...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-29-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By 5814SpeedCo
Haven't made much progress on the kart as of...

Haven't made much progress on the kart as of lately, waiting on a jackshaft mount to be made to do some last fitment testing before I clean the frame up for paint.

I did get a new rear axle,...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-14-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By 5814SpeedCo
Carter Brothers 2435

Picked this little diddy up last week for $20 or it was going to be junked. It's going to be the neighborhood ride. Not going to be chopping this one up, just want a little thing to zip around to the...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 07-06-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 661
Posted By 5814SpeedCo
Hope to have her sitting on her own two feet in...

Hope to have her sitting on her own two feet in the next few days. Thought I ordered tabs for the upper shock mounts, but I'm living it so far!!

My jig has been very handy so far, along with my...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-05-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 416
Posted By 5814SpeedCo
2 carts for $45!!!

Well it will need some parts, but I can get one up and running rather quick. I have a full motor with torque converter and front tires for the one that's almost a roller. The other will have to sit...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-05-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 283
Posted By 5814SpeedCo
Miata differential, axles, rear spindles, etc......

Miata differential, axles, rear spindles, etc... That's what I will be doing soon
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-04-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 980
Posted By 5814SpeedCo
Connected the main frame back to the front end...

Connected the main frame back to the front end today. Just tacked in place to be able to tweak it if needed.
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 07-04-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 661
Posted By 5814SpeedCo
Connecting the main frame to the front end. Happy...

Connecting the main frame to the front end. Happy 4th of July everyone!!!!
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-03-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 330
Posted By 5814SpeedCo
This is a Manco that has been taken from a one...

This is a Manco that has been taken from a one seater to a two seater and using trx400 front and rear suspension.

Going wider and longer will require a bigger engine but she will definitely be...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-03-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 980
Posted By 5814SpeedCo
Another view before the front end work!

Another view before the front end work!
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-03-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 980
Posted By 5814SpeedCo
Lots of work done, it's now been named a Manco...

Lots of work done, it's now been named a Manco T-REX. Need to start on the upper control arms next. I have a jig made up that will help in constructing it.
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 07-03-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 661
Posted By 5814SpeedCo
More front end work

More front end work
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 06-30-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 661
Posted By 5814SpeedCo
Started on the front end today

Started on the front end today
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 06-24-2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,136
Posted By 5814SpeedCo
Sounds like we have the same wife. I wanted to...

Sounds like we have the same wife. I wanted to make this Manco Dingo into a one seater monster buggy, now its a getting converted to a two seater monster buggy and still keeping with the ATV...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 06-23-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 661
Posted By 5814SpeedCo
One seater to two seater coming up. Can't afford...

One seater to two seater coming up. Can't afford a new kart so making this one into one I can take my wife and daughter around in. Got tubing and frame slugs and then will complete the front end and...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 75

 

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 07:41 PM.